Keller Postman Partner Warren Postman joined The Wall Street Journal’s The Journal Podcast to discuss how Keller Postman’s representation of thousands of individuals in arbitrations against Amazon led the company to abandon its arbitration clause.
Keller Postman has filed roughly 75,000 individual arbitration claims against Amazon on behalf of Amazon Alexa users who were recorded by the device without permission. As a result, Amazon has stopped requiring its customers to pursue claims in arbitration—customers may now file class-action suits against the company in state or federal court.
As reported by the Wall Street Journal, Amazon has abandoned its arbitration clause as a direct result of Keller Postman’s revolutionary arbitration practice. Amazon’s move is the latest corporate response when faced with claims by Keller Postman clients. In these matters, we filed roughly 75,000 individual arbitration demands on behalf of Amazon Alexa users who were recorded without permission, in violation of state law.
Keller Postman LLC has been selected by American Law Media and The National Law Journal as a 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers finalist in the Employment Rights and Trial Strategy Innovation categories. The award program honors law firms that have demonstrated repeated success in cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs, with a solid track record of client wins. Winners will be announced in July.
American Law Media and The National Law Journal have honored Keller Postman LLC Associates Sean Duddy and Marquel Reddish Longtin as 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers Rising Stars of the Plaintiffs Bar.
Keller Postman Partners Ashley Keller and Warren Postman have been named to the National Law Journal’s list of 2021 Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers. The fifth-annual award program recognizes 52 lawyers from throughout the United States as leaders within the plaintiffs’ bar.
Keller Postman secured an important victory on behalf of minors who were recorded by Amazon’s voice-activated Alexa devices without consent. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unanimously ruled that Amazon must answer the minors’ claims in court because they never signed Amazon’s terms of service and thus cannot be compelled to arbitration.
“This is affecting how I live…I want them to own up to it,” Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin Butler told the Wall Street Journal of his injuries as a result of using 3M Combat Arms Earplugs while deployed in Afghanistan. Keller Postman proudly represents Staff Sgt. Butler and more than 9,000 other military servicemembers who used 3M’s earplugs. More than 200,000 claimants in the 3M Combat Arms Earplug Product Liability Litigation MDL allege that they suffer from hearing injuries caused by 3M’s product.
Keller Postman LLC Partner Nicole Berg has been appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the Paragard IUD Products Liability Litigation MDL. Judge Leigh Martin May in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ordered Berg’s appointment yesterday.
National plaintiffs’ law firm Keller Postman LLC announced today that it has joined global business litigation firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP as co-counsel in a national antitrust class-action lawsuit against Live Nation and its Ticketmaster unit for illegally monopolizing the markets for primary and secondary ticketing services.